Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar has said that elected local government representatives should focus on the progress and development of the city and play their role in the improvement of works
KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - 13th Feb, 2018 ) :Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar has said that elected local government representatives should focus on the progress and development of the city and play their role in the improvement of works. He said that development works are being carried out in the city and ADP Schemes are coming and this is our duty to monitor and oversee such works. He expressed these views while addressing a meeting of the chairmen of various committees, city council members and city councilors elected on reserved seats in KMC Sports Complex on Tuesday, said a press release.
DMC East Chairman Moeed Anwer, DMC Korangi Chairamn Nayar Raza, parliamentary leader in city council ASlam Shah Afridi, land committee chairman Arshad Hassan, chairman of Law Committee Arif Khan Advocate and large number of city councilors attended this meeting. The Mayor said that today's meeting have been called for taking into confidence the elected representatives at the start of new projects from KMC Budget and the ongoing development projects in the city and they are asked to give suggestions that which projects should be completed on priority basis in the city.
All city council members were given funds for upto Rs 250 million development projects so that they could carry out development works in their union councils. He said that ADP project includes the projects of all union councils. He said local government representatives should be allowed to work for the city. He said he is not afraid of being de-seated and all local government representatives are with me. He said that he is the Mayor of Karachi and he will continue to work for the city. He said that the meeting is not a power show but it is a usual meeting to review development works in the city. He said that the citizens are experiencing improvement in the city and the district chairmen are working for solving problems. The meeting was also addressed by the DMC East Chairman Moeed Anwer and Chairman of DMC Korangi Nayar Raza.